Tecumseh Products Company 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 25, 2012
TECUMSEH PRODUCTS COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (734) 585-9500
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Our Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held on April 25, 2012. At the Annual Meeting, James J. Connor, Kent B. Herrick, Steven J. Lebowski, Zachary E. Savas and Terence C. Seikel were elected as directors. The following table shows the votes cast for and withheld from each nominees election and the number of broker non-votes; there were no abstentions in connection with the director election:
In addition, at the Annual Meeting, the shareholders ratified the appointment of the accounting firm of Grant Thornton LLP as our independent accountants for the year ending December 31, 2012. A total of 4,952,890 votes were cast for this proposal, 6,149 votes were cast against this proposal and 4,238 votes abstained on this proposal. There were no broker non-votes in connection with the ratification of the appointment of the accounting firm of Grant Thornton LLP as our independent accountants for the year ending December 31, 2012 at the Annual Meeting.
In addition, at the Annual Meeting, the shareholders approved (on an advisory basis) the compensation of our named executive officers. A total of 4,108,602 votes were cast for this proposal, 48,302 votes were cast against this proposal, 3,029 votes abstained on this proposal and there were 803,344 broker non-votes in connection with the approval (on an advisory basis) of the compensation of our named executive officers at the Annual Meeting.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.